China blasts new U.S. tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

BEIJING -- China on Tuesday threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies. Trump's announcement fueled fears that economic ... ( read original story ...)

Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200B in goods

The news sent global stock markets lower and pulled down both the dollar and the Chinese yuan in the offshore market. China's commerce ministry said Beijing will fight back firmly with "qualitative" and "quantitative" measures if the United States ... ( read original story ...)

China says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. Kim's trip follows his groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore last week that resulted in a surprise announcement of ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing subway to get ‘bio-ID’ tracking systems: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Chinese capital, Beijing, is looking at introducing “bio-recognition technology”, including palm scanners and facial recognition cameras, to speed up passenger flow through subway stations at peak times, state media reported on ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing Wants to Rewrite the Rules of the Internet

It’s never been a worse time to be a Chinese telecom company in America. This evening, the Senate is set to vote on whether to restore a ban on U.S. company sales to prominent Chinese telecom player ZTE, a penalty for its illegal shipments to Iran and ... ( read original story ...)